tears of the tigris

The Tigris river, known as the Dijlah, has always been a conduit for more than water. Along with its sister, the Euphrates, it formed the eastern bound of Mesopotamia and irrigated some of the earliest civilizations on earth. For 7000 years its cycles of flooding have created seasons of plenty and scarcity, and at natural […]

Plague Of The Century

Cancer is the plague of our century. WHO figures reveal a stark truth – one in five of us confronts it. Early diagnosis remains the best weapon in this fight, and my aim through this photo project is to stir a raw, unfiltered response – a disquiet that stirs action. I believe fear keeps people […]

Finding Family in Unlikely Companions: Inspirational Journey of Sundar Rajbangshi

In a quaint village nestled amidst the lush greenery, not far from the bustling city of Kolkata, lived an 80-year-old man named Sundar Rajbongshit. Despite his age, Sundar possessed a radiant energy that defied time. He had spent a significant portion of his life working tirelessly, first in a private job and then toiling on […]

At The Epicenter Of Covid 19

Since World War II, there has not been a more impactful global event affecting the world than COVID. When it first hit, we watched it like a vague dystopic science fiction from afar and then, in no time, became actors in it. With borders closed and economies hit hard, we became prisoners in our own […]

The Winter of the Snow Leopards

The Winter of the Snow Leopards Last winter I traveled alone to the most remote villages of my homeland Dolpo, a roadless region in the high Himalaya range, in order to photograph the lives of the local herders who stay in the mountains during this harsh season. I was especially interested in trying to understand […]

Rinzin; Till Next winter

Every winter, people from upper Dolpo migrate south from their homes in the high mountains to the lower regions, following ancient salt and grain trade routes. They have done this for generations to find winter grazing pastures for their animals and to trade for or purchase grains and other essentials. Many have abandoned this way […]

Tabseal (The Omani Dates Harvest )

the project is about harvesting palm dates trees in my home country the Sultanate of Oman known as (AL Tabseal) in the local language, where a certain method is followed for harvesting it, which is a method exclusive to Omanis only. It has been inherited through generations and its considered part of the authentic Omani […]

In the Shadows of silent women

I come from a war-torn family. My parents were forced to leave their city during the Iraq-Iran war and their family settled in different cities in Iran and the world. I was born in the middle of the war and that’s why I never experienced family gatherings. I lived in different cities and I was […]

scattered memories of a distorted future

This series is about losing my faith in creation artwork. On January 8, 2020, when I found out the Ukrainian airplane had crashed in Tehran and all its 176 passengers and crew had died, I fell into a deep silence of grief and despair. Since then, different sorts of unfortunate events have come: political turbulence, […]